The Ministry of Textiles is responsible for the formulation of policy, planning, development, export promotion and regulation of the textile sector in India. This includes all natural, artificial, and cellulosic fibres that go into the making of textiles, clothing and handicrafts. As of May 2009, the Union minister of textile is Thiru. Dayanidhi Maran. He succeeded Shankersinh Vaghela who held the ministry from 2004-2009.
The Ministry of Textiles also controls the following Statutory Bodies
The Ministry also wields administrative control over the following Autonomous Bodies
National Handlooms & Handicrafts Museum
was set up at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi under the administrative control of the Ministry of Textiles. The Museum is a structured village complex consisting of 15 structures representing village dwellings, court yards and shrines from different states spread over an area of 2 hectares. The museum collection contains... Read More